Blogs

Germany's new Left Party promises challenge to right-wing grip on country's politics

in:

Germany's Party of Democratic Socialists voted this weekend to become the Left Party (Die Linkspartei).

UK Presidency proposes that all ID cards have biometrics

in:

If Tony Blair gets his way, every citizen of every member state of the European Union will have his or her fingerprints taken.

Leading Marxist journal launches new webzine

in:

Monthly Review, as many spectrezine readers will know, is a remarkable, long-standing journal of Marxist and other left ideas and analysis. Published in New York City, Monthly Review has be

Luxembourg's half-hearted yes 'last twitch of Constitution's corpse'

in:

That 56,5% of Luxembourg's electorate of 223.000 voted in favour of the European Constitution hardly comes as a surprise. On the other hand, the fact that the majority was so paltry is remarkable.

Terrorising the rule of law: the policy and practice of proscription

in:

Statewatch, with partner organisations the Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC) and the Human Rights and Social Justice Institute (HRSJ, London Metropolitan University) have establis

European Parliament rejection of software patents represents a double victory

in:

The rejection this week by the European Parliament of the directive providing for patents on software represents a double victory, according to left MEPs who led the long fight to have the proposed me

Bloodshed Won’t Work

in:

Chicago Socialist Party joins the world in condemning the terrifying events in London

John Manning on Japanese Communist Party

in:

After an absence of some months, John Manning has once more begun to send us his regular comments on the Japanese Communist Party's struggle for peace and justice in its own country and beyond.

'Plugging the gap: How employers can help to fill the pension deficit'

in:

A new paper on the issue of future pensions funding, a major issue for governments in Europe and other parts of the developed world, is now available from UK centre-left think-tank Catalyst.

Over 200 US Congressmen and women vote to end embargo on Cuba

in:

On Thursday, by a vote of 211-208, the US House of Representatives voted against a measure dismantling the 45 year-old trade embargo on Cuba.

Syndicate content